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16 Pleasant Street
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: 207-622-9311
Fax: 207-622-9313
Leroy Murphy

Leroy E. "Lee" Murphy Jr.

Friday, May 29th, 1953 - Saturday, November 7th, 2020
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AUGUSTA, MAINE
Leroy E. “Lee” Murphy, Jr. - age 67, of Eastern Avenue, died unexpectedly on November 7, 2020 at his home. He was born in Gardiner, Maine on May 29, 1953 the son of Leroy E. Murphy, Sr. and Doris Ann (Randall) Murphy.
Lee graduated from Richmond High School in 1972.
He served honorably in the U.S. Army, Recovery Specialist 63 Foxtrot 20, August 17, 1975 - 1982.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Kirschner's, Mobil Station Cony Circle, DJ Trucking, retired from Hannaford Trucking 1984 - 2005, with the honor of the million mile driver award with no accidents.
We would like to thank, Andy Cook for help building his trike to be able to enjoy riding again; Bob Bower for always being there and enjoying the life of drag racing, did many charities benefit with his wife Kathy for Cystic Fibrosis. Lee was a member of Legion riders of Oakland, Maine, Augusta Elks, United Bikers of Maine and Combat Veterans.
Surviving is his wife, Katharine (Jean) “Kathy” Murphy of Augusta, ME; three sons: Patrick and wife Jackie Murphy of Calhan, CO, Paul Murphy of Durham, NC and Shawn and wife Caterina Murphy of Brunswick, ME; and grandchildren. Lee is also survived by his siblings John Murphy, Debra and husband Randy Hinkley, Patricia and husband Alvah Donnell, Peter Murphy, Timothy and wife Brady Murphy, and Christopher Murphy. Many cousins, nieces and nephews.
At his request there will be no public visiting hours. A committal service, with military honors, will be held at the niche wall at Noon on Tuesday, Nov. 17th at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta, ME.
Memorial donations may be made to: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Northern New England Chapter, 114 Perimeter Road, Nashua, NH 03063.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, ME.
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  • Service

    Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    283 Civic Center Drive
    AUGUSTA, ME 04330
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    Notes
    Committal at the Niche Wall.
  • Interment

    Location
    Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    283 Civic Center Drive
    AUGUSTA, ME 04330
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Cathleen Dunlap

Posted at 11:48am
Richard and I were so sorry to hear of Lee's passing. He was a loving, caring, gentle giant, and we are better people for having known him.

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Ramona C. Venskus

Posted at 10:33am
So saddened to hear of Lee's passing! We met through the landlord association (caha) many years ago. I so loved chatting away with Lee & Kathy...most recently at Sam's Club where I saw the blueprints on their brand new home. Who would have known this was to be our last conversation. Prayers are with you Kathy. RIP Lee!
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Red

Posted at 09:09am
I am so sorry to hear this about Murph! My heart goes out to you all. He is a kind soul and loved.

Tina Carney

Posted at 07:58am
My boy Ryan went to their daycare and I remember Lee wanting to give Ryan Shawn's hockey gear if he wanted to play hockey! Being a single mom, Lee was always caring and looking out for us! Love you ALL and hurt with you! Love Tina Carney
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